According to History, since 1979, every President has designated February as Black History Month. We’re excited for another reason to celebrate black entrepreneurs in our community all month (and all year!).
Most folks don’t necessarily know what “WSJ Prime” is, so it’s hard to tell what this interest rate might be.
Last Friday was the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, and President Obama announced new rules for closing the pay gap between men and women.
Last week Veteran Launch, an affiliate of OBDC Small Business Finance, launched its new website www.veteranlaunch.org. Click here to watch our video highlighting our clients and our program!
We love this post by Susan Ward, and we encourage everyone to click here to read her great thoughts on each of these resolutions. Here are the highlights:
Round 1 of this bracket-style voting closed yesterday, and we’re thrilled to see so many of our clients on the list. Click here to check out who made it and vote for your favorite Oakland restaurants.
Effective January 1, OBDC Small Business Finance began service as the new host of the Alameda County’s Small Business Development Center.
Don’t miss your opportunity to learn about the new resources and tax incentives available for small businesses offered by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. The GO-Biz summit will feature presentations on three major tax incentives for small businesses, information on the new California and San Francisco online business portal, and resources for financing your business.
The Affordable Care Act places health insurance requirements on both individuals and employers. Health Law Guide for Business created a quick flow chart to help you determine what your responsibility is under the law.
As the year ends, it’s a great time to take stock of your business performance over the last year, update your financial projections for the year to come, and make sure your financial projections align with your business’ strategic goals. Creating a strategic plan can help you articulate all of this in one place.